ISIS claims responsibility for Russia stabbing spree

Islamic State claimed responsibility for a stabbing attack in the in the Siberian city of Surgut that injured eight people on Saturday, the group’s AMAQ news agency said.Russian law enforcement said they had killed the attacker and is investigating the incident as attempted murder.Source: http://nypost.com/2017/08/19/stabbing-spree-attacker-killed-by-cops-in-russia/

Neo-Nazi site dropped by Google gets Russian domain

A neo-Nazi website has lost its .com — but gained an .ru.After getting dropped by GoDaddy and Google earlier this week, Daily Stormer is back online with a new Russian domain name as of Wednesday morning, Ars Technica reported.“What has happened is that we’ve been given a massive amount of

Russian “masseuse’ accused of robbing men turns down plea deal

The Russian “masseuse” accused of drugging and robbing two men she lured through online dating sites turned up her nose at a plea deal Tuesday in Brooklyn Supreme Court.Prosecutors offered Viktoriya Nasyrova — who’s also under suspicion of murder in Russia — three to nine years behind bars if she

Protesters dressed as Russian soldiers take over Trump SoHo

Protesters dressed as Russian soldiers lined up in front of Trump SoHo as images of Vladimir Putin were projected on the side of the building Monday night.The anti-Trump activists pulled off the stunt at the luxe hotel on the corner of Varick and Spring streets and broadcast it on social

Russian election meddling caused “serious mistrust’: Tillerson

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Monday said he warned his Russian counterpart that Moscow’s interfering in the 2016 presidential election was a “serious incident” that created “serious mistrust” between the two countries.Tillerson said he told Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov that “meddling in the elections is certainly a serious

Russia says US sanctions are a blow to “bilateral cooperation’

Following his first meeting with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson since Congress approved new sanctions against the Kremlin, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said his country is ready to work at resuming normal relations if the the US “pulls back from confrontation.”“Naturally, such actions, including the illegal retention of our

Russian ambassador met with Flynn to discuss “terrorism’

Terrorism was the main topic when then-Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak spoke with Michael Flynn in December when Flynn was President Trump’s national security adviser-designate, Kislyak said Saturday.“There are a few subjects important for Russia-US cooperation, primarily terrorism,” Kislyak said on Russian TV, backing up Flynn’s claim that the two did

Putin seems pretty relaxed during his Siberian adventure

MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin has gone spearfishing in southern Siberia’s mountains, the latest stunt for the action man and adventure-loving Russian leader.Footage released Saturday by Russian state television stations showed Putin steering an inflatable boat and fishing bare-chested with a rod in a mountain lake, accompanied by Defense Minister

Mueller issues subpoenas over Trump Jr. meeting

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has reportedly issued subpoenas to appear before the grand jury that he has convened to probe a meeting that Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner and others had with a Russian lawyer in June 2016.Two sources told Reuters of the move on Thursday, saying it was more

Trump signs Russia sanctions bill

President Trump on Wednesday signed a bill imposing sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea even though he said it is “seriously flawed” and hinders his administration’s ability to negotiate with foreign countries.“By limiting the Executive’s flexibility, this bill makes it harder for the United States to strike good deals

Russia seizes US embassy’s weekend retreat

Russian authorities on Wednesday took over a summer house used by the American embassy in Moscow — even cleaning out the barbecue equipment and garden furniture — as the Kremlin begins to carry out President Vladimir Putin’s demand that the US cut its diplomatic staff in the country, according to

Planes built for Russian airline could be next Air Force One

US officials are reportedly looking to cut the cost of the new Air Force One aircraft by replacing them with a pair of planes that were abandoned by a Russia-based airline.“We’re working through the final stages of coordination to purchase two commercial 747-8 aircraft and expect to award a contract

Pence pledges US commitment to protecting NATO allies

TALLINN, Estonia — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Monday strongly pledged America’s commitment to protecting NATO allies against attacks, including the Baltic states, which have anxiously watched a growing Russian military presence in the region.“Under President Donald Trump, the United States stands firmly behind our Article 5 pledge of

Putin orders hundreds of US diplomats to leave Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered 755 US diplomats to leave the country in retaliation for Congress’ approving new sanctions for Moscow’s interference in the 2016 presidential election.“We waited for quite some time that maybe something will change for the better, had such hope that the situation will somehow change, but, judging

Putin orders hundreds of US diplomats to leave Russia

​Russian President Vladimir Putin ​said on Sunday 755 US diplomats ​must leave the country in ret​aliation for Congress​’ ​approving new sanctions ​for​ Moscow’s interference in the 2016 presidential election.​Putin was making good on a threat he issued on Friday that he would ​cut US diplomatic staff in Russia and seize

Republicans still want to investigate Clinton after election loss

WASHINGTON — Democrat Hillary Clinton lost the 2016 election to President Donald Trump, but some Republicans in Congress are intensifying their calls to investigate her and other Obama administration officials.As investigations into Russian meddling and possible links to Trump’s campaign have escalated on both sides of the Capitol, some Republicans

Trump blasts Senate filibuster, claims Russia was against him in election

President Trump tweeted Saturday that the Senate’s GOP majority will “NEVER win” unless the Senate eliminates the filibuster, a rule that bars its 52-member GOP majority from unilaterally passing bills.Under the filibuster, 60 senators must agree to open debate on bills. Under the Senate’s current situation, that means eight Democrats

Trump rips media for not covering Russian spy allegations

President Trump lashed out on Twitter ​against the “Fake News” for not reporting that Russian spies had information on his campaign.“One of the things that has been lost in the politics of this situation is that the Russians collected and spread negative information​ ​…..​ ​…about then candidate Trump​,​”​​ he wrote